Amazon: You’ve Read the Book, Now Stream the Movie

Amazon.com is planning to offer unlimited streams or downloads of movies for a single subscription fee through its Amazon Prime service. Will this be a new distribution avenue for non-mainstream films or just a new delivery system for the usual suspects?

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Posted on February 24, 2011 
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Between Eskimos and Hispanics

Hollywood has little use for writers (or audiences) over 40 and even less for female writers (and audiences). Mature female screenwriter Tracey Jackson confronts this inexorable reality.

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Posted on February 18, 2011 
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Another Sacred Monster

Fascinating account of the early days of Miramax, showing why people are inclined to forgive the Weinsteins their trespasses.

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Posted on February 7, 2011 
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The Arizona Shootings and Moral Equivalency 101

Conservatives go into overdrive to contain the damaging implications of the Arizona tragedy. And a Yeats poem FOX should read on air.

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Posted on January 10, 2011 
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All I Know About Macro Economics I Learned From Cartoons

The complexities of world currency markets explained in this animated rap throw-down between Obama and Wen Jiabao.

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Posted on November 21, 2010 
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